[R] How to right-align labels in dotchart
ehlers at ucalgary.ca
Sat Oct 17 07:39:43 CEST 2009
Sean Carmody wrote:
> Thanks very much John, that works. I had tried using las=1 inside the
> dotchart function itself, but it seems to be one of those occasions where
> the par parameter is over-ridden by the main plotting function. You can see
> the results here: http://www.stubbornmule.net/2009/10/asylum-seekers/
> Now if only I can nudge the labels a little further to the right...
Try the axis() call with arguments tick=FALSE and line=-0.5 or
whatever nudge value you like.
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 5:05 AM, John Kane <jrkrideau at yahoo.ca> wrote:
>> Oops replying to the wrong post but anyway
>> does this do what you want?
>> aa <- c(3,6,3,5,8)
>> lbs <- c('cat','goat', 'elephant', 'horse', 'whale')
>> dotchart(aa, pch=(16), col = 1:5, main="A Dotchart")
>> axis(side = 2, seq_along(aa), lbs, las=1)
>> --- On Thu, 10/15/09, Sean Carmody <seancarmody at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> From: Sean Carmody <seancarmody at gmail.com>
>>> Subject: [R] How to right-align labels in dotchart
>>> To: "R Help Mailing List" <r-help at r-project.org>
>>> Received: Thursday, October 15, 2009, 7:51 PM
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